Summary Of Orwells 1984

.. at he and Julia are doing. She brings him coffee and real sugar and real old-fashioned make-up. Julie tries to remember an old nursry rhyme, while Winston immagines that he and Julia and the room itself were all closed in like the paperweight. Many preperations for the upcoming hate week keep Winston, Julia and the others very busy.

Winston discovers that his friend Syme has dissappeared and all records of him have been altered. Meanwhile, Parsons is still busy and happy in the preperations for hate week. He was right about them. Because of the increased work load he and Julia do not meet as much but in the room above the antique shop they look at things from the past and other forbidden things. They discuss the hopelessness of there private rebellion and that it cannot go on forever.

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He is dissappointed that Julie does not reject propaganda from the partyand her theroy that the party sends bombs on itself. One day at work O’Brien gives Winston his address and asked him to stop by so tha he can lend him an advance copy of the Newspeak dictionary. Winston thinks this is a conspiracy against the party and is excited but, thinks it will end in touture and death. Winston dreams of his mother again and the hunger and awful conditions there were before the disappearence. He feals bad for asking for rationed food and stealing his sisters chocolate. When he came back they were gone.

Winston tries to tell her but she is tired. He is glad him and her have there own feeling toward each other. Reaction He rents room above the antique shop showing his independence and his plunge into the end. He wishes the room could be closed in like the paperweight. We find out how different the two main characters are.

The state does not care what kind of person you you are. Julia underezding of the party is much better that Winston although she is nieve to many things that the party does. Winston defines his rebellion in three steps, first the thought then the word(Diary) then the act(Julia). O’Brien seems to be a good man, also in rebellion. His mother was like him. Quotes “The timy interior of the shop ws in fact uncomfortably full, but there was almost nothing in it of the slightest value” “A sharp cry of pain was wrung out of her” Summary chapter 8,9 and 10 Winston takes Julia to the O’Briens apartment.

He wonderes is O’Brien is also a rebel because he finds him in front of the telescreen, hard at work. Over toast he explains to Winston what is required of the secret rebel brotherhood. They except the terms of the menbership except that they will never see each other ever again. O’Brien promises to be given a copy of Emmanuel Goldstein’s book, secretly in the future. After a long week, of sorting through millions of documents, changing them to prove that the Party’s decision that Easstasia, and not Eurasia, was the enemy that they have been fighting all along.

He rushes home to read the copy of the book. He reads while lying back and relaxing. Julia falls asleep when he tries to read her sections of it. When they awake from there sleep they start talking, but a voice issues from behind the picture on the wall. It is a hidden telescreen which instructs them not to move.

They are rushed by armed guards. The Thought Police had been observing them all along. Winston and Julia are violently seperated. Mr. Charrington enters the room without his disquise, looking much younger.

He is a menber of the thought police. Reaction Winston thinks of O’Brein as a strong, unexcitable man. He is dedicated and wholeheartyu to the brotherhood. Winston joins the brotherhood and tells about his dreams. We underezd about hate week a little more. Winston reads the book that is given to him by O’Brien.

Winston and Julia get arrested. They find out that O’Brien was the enemy. There was a sorta feeling that O’Brien was the bad guy, and they would get cought sonner or later. Quotes “He was a bit early” “The lane widened, and in a minute he came to the footpath she had told him of” Summary Part 3 Chapter 1 and 2 Winston is being held prisoner in a large, crowded cell at the Ministry of Love. Ampleforth and Parsons are both prisoners also.

Parsons was tured in by his own daughter for thoughtcrime. He feels increased discomfort and room 101 is continually mentioned by several prisoners. O’Brien enters the cell with a guard and Winston now realized he has been betrayed by him. O’Brein is a member of the Inner Party. O’Brien orders the guard to strike Winston who feels a great deal of pain on his elbow. Winston is tortured both physically and mentally for an unknown length of time.

He keeps getting interrogated with beations and questions until he confesses to many crimes. O’Brien reveals that he has been watching Winston for seven years. O’Brein wants total rehab. from Winston. O’Brien explains why the party can never be defeated. He has been informed that Julia quite easily betrayed him and has now been released totally rehabilitated.

Winstons questions about room 101 is not answered. Reaction Finally he is caught by the thought police, which was inevidable since the beginning. He realizes that he has been betrayed by Julia and O’Brien. But he says he would never betray her. All time is lost while he is in jail.

We is going to be rehabilitated and is taken to the dreded 101 for more mind games. Winston does not crack, except that O’Brien gets him to believe is a little crasy. Quotes “Listen the more men you have had the more I love you” “We can come here once again” Summary Chapter 3 and 4 O’Brien tells Winston th esecond stage of his rehab. is about to begin-underezding the why in party. He also tells winston that he wrote sections of Goldstiens book. He says the Party rules for the sake of power, and power alone.

The proles will never revolt. O’Brein questions him further and punishes him when he does not answer correctly. Winston says he is morally superior to the Party, but O’Brien has a tape of the conversation about what Winston was willing to do to join the brotherhood. Winston thinks that the party will be defeated by a noble man, but O’Brien shows Winston himself in the mirror. Winston weeps looking at his own aged and ghastly body.

He conforts himself by thinking about how he never betrayed Julia. Winstons health is improving, and he is trying to accept the rightness of the party. He examines the past events and realilizes the party was in control the whole time. He realizes also that he party can make anything right if is wants to. He has to practice doublethinking. He wakes up from a troubled sleep, calling Julia’s name.

O’Brien enters his room and Winston confesses that he still hates Big Brother. He is sent to room 101. Reaction He had also looked to O’Brien for sanity and stength and kindness but now he sees what he really is a power-hungry guy who likes infliction of pain. He finds out he has been watched for 7 years. After being broken or cracked he still has the fact that he has not turned against Julia.

They completely destroyed Winston and he has now entered the party. Quotes “Have you heard the rumours of the exiezce of the brotherhood.” “The brotherhood cannot be wiped out because it is not an orgainization in the ordinary sense” “He was tired, but not sleepy any longer” Summary Chapter 5 and 6 The torture room is brightly lit, room 101. O’Brien says that the room contains the worst thing in the world. It turns out to be rats in a cage which can be strapped over his face. Winston yells and screems and is overcome by the horror and the terror.

He screams that this punishment should be given to Julia and not him. O’Brien spares his life. Winston is then released. He is sitting under a tree at the Chestnut Tree Cafe. He drinks very heavily now.

He remembers meeting Julia and how they talked about how they betrayed each other. The party would not allow them to see each other, but neither felt anything anymore. He remembers a game of his childhood but then it is pushed out by the broadcast that comes on the telescreen. Eurasia is once again the enemy. His heart fills with love for Big Brother.

Reaction The party knows the worse nightmare of each person and is ble to use that against them. It worked on Winston. Finnally he gives in and the party has won. Quotes “He did not attempt to kiss her, nor did they speek” “He loved Big Brother”.